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Larry R Dalton, Harold R Fetterman, Fang Wang, William Steier, Aaron W Harper, Albert S Ren, Joseph Michael: Class of high hyperpolarizability organic chromophores and process for synthesizing the same. Pacific Wave, Henricks Slavin & Holmes, May 23, 2000: US06067186 (39 worldwide citation)

A new class of high hyperpolarizability organic chromophores and a process for synthesizing the same. The chromophores incorporate at least one organic substituent and are formed in consideration of molecular shapes and a spatial anisotropy of intermolecular interactions. The chromophores are proces ...


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Cheng Zhang, Harold R Fetterman, William Steier, Joseph Michael: Sterically stabilized polyene-bridged second-order nonlinear optical chromophores and devices incorporating the same. Pacific Wave, Henricks Slavin & Holmes, February 19, 2002: US06348992 (31 worldwide citation)

Sterically stabilized polyene-bridged second-order nonlinear chromophores and devices incorporating the same are embodied in a variety of chromophore materials, and particularly in chromophore materials are configured within an oxygen-free operating environment. An exemplary preferred chromophore in ...


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Larry R Dalton, Cheng Zhang, Chuanguang Wang, Harold R Fetterman, Fang Wang, William Steier, Aaron W Harper, Albert S Ren, Joseph Michael: Sterically stabilized second-order nonlinear optical chromophores and devices incorporating the same. Pacific Wave, Henricks Slavin & Holmes, March 26, 2002: US06361717 (27 worldwide citation)

Sterically stabilized second-order nonlinear optical chromophores and devices incorporating the same are embodied in a variety of chromophore materials. An exemplary preferred chromophore includes an electron donor group, an electron acceptor group and a bridge structure therebetween, with the elect ...


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Min Cheol Oh, Harold R Fetterman, William Steier, Joseph Michael: Tapered waveguide interconnection structure and method of fabricating the same. Pacific Wave, Henricks Slavin & Holmes, November 2, 2004: US06813417 (18 worldwide citation)

A tapered electrooptic (EO) polymer waveguide interconnection structure coupling an EO polymer waveguide and a passive polymer waveguide and a method of fabricating the same.


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Cheng Zhang, Harold R Fetterman, William Steier, Joseph Michael: Polymers containing polyene-based second-order nonlinear optical chromophores and devices incorporating the same. Pacific Wave, Henricks Slavin & Holmes, November 25, 2003: US06652779 (16 worldwide citation)

Polymers containing polyene-bridged second-order nonlinear optical chromophores and devices incorporating the same are disclosed. The chromophores are functionalized and incorporated into a series of polymers ranging from linear polyesters, linear poly[ester-imide]s, chain-crosslinked poly ...


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Daniel H Chang, Talal Azfar, Harold R Fetterman, Joseph Michael: Ultra-high speed, active polymer-silica hybrid, single control voltage MMI-based 1-by-N packet switch and WG-based WDM packet router/TDM converter and methods of making same. Pacific Wave, Benman Brown & Williams, November 4, 2003: US06643419 (9 worldwide citation)

A structure for effecting a transition from a passive waveguide to an active waveguide or from an active waveguide to a passive waveguide of the present invention. The inventive device comprises a first cladding; a first core disposed within the first cladding; and a ground plane disposed over the f ...


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Hua Zhang, Min Cheol Oh, William Steier, Harold R Fetterman, Joseph Michael: Techniques for electrode poling of electro-optic polymers to eliminate poling induced optical loss and poling induced damage to electro-optic chromophores. Pacific Wave, Henricks Slavin & Holmes, May 6, 2003: US06558585 (9 worldwide citation)

Method for manufacturing an electro-optic polymer waveguide device including the step of electrode poling an electro-optic polymer material of the device in an oxygen-free environment. In a preferred embodiment, the electrode poling is performed at a temperature close to a glass transition temperatu ...


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Cheng Zhang, Harold R Fetterman, William Steier, Joseph Michael: Sterically stabilized second-order nonlinear optical chromophores with improved stability and devices incorporating the same. Pacific Wave, Henricks Slavin & Holmes, September 9, 2003: US06616865 (8 worldwide citation)

Sterically stabilized second-order nonlinear optical chromophores and devices incorporating the same are embodied in a variety of chromophore materials. An exemplary preferred chromophore includes an electron donor group, an electron acceptor group and a ring-locked bridge structure therebetween, wi ...


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Chuanguang Wang, Cheng Zhang, Harold R Fetterman, William Steier, Joseph Michael: Second-order nonlinear optical chromophores containing dioxine and/or bithiophene as conjugate bridge and devices incorporating the same. Pacific Wave, Henricks Slavin & Holmes, April 29, 2003: US06555027 (6 worldwide citation)

Second-order nonlinear optical (NLO) polyene-based chromophores sterically stabilized with a dioxine ring and NLO chromophores containing bithiophene derivatives, and devices incorporating the same, are disclosed. An exemplary preferred chromophore includes an aminophenyl electron donor group and a ...


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Harold R Fetterman, Leonid Bukshpun, Joseph Michael: Ultraminiature fiber optic pressure transducer and method of fabrication. Pacific Wave, Henricks Slavin & Holmes, January 14, 2003: US06506313 (6 worldwide citation)

A method of batch fabrication of ultraminiature fiber optic pressure transducers including the steps of: providing a first substrate with a first sacrificial layer formed thereover; forming a plurality of light reflective diaphragm structures on the first sacrificial layer; forming a plurality of fi ...